Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 207 299 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.73% 14.12% 12.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 32.01% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 231 160
Bristol median daily rate £388 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +5.81% +6.16%
10th Percentile £282 £275 £250
90th Percentile £525 £499 £488
South West median daily rate £406 £413 £385
% change year-on-year -1.58% +7.14% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -19.05% -
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -23.75% +1.27% +46.30%

SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 805 934 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.71% 44.12% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 660 539
Bristol median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £270
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.76% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 17
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.18% +14.86%
10th Percentile £19.25 £35.08 £13.68
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.50 £53.65
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Bristol

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SQL.

1 63 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (28.50%) C#
3 55 (26.57%) .NET
3 55 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 52 (25.12%) Azure
6 49 (23.67%) JavaScript
7 43 (20.77%) Microsoft
8 36 (17.39%) CSS
8 36 (17.39%) Git (software)
9 34 (16.43%) T-SQL
9 34 (16.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (15.46%) Security Cleared
10 32 (15.46%) TypeScript
11 31 (14.98%) .NET Core
12 29 (14.01%) Power Platform
12 29 (14.01%) Microservices
12 29 (14.01%) Docker
13 28 (13.53%) Visual Studio Team System
13 28 (13.53%) SC Cleared
14 27 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (13.04%) Scrum
15 26 (12.56%) React
16 25 (12.08%) Power BI
16 25 (12.08%) Oracle
17 24 (11.59%) Redux
18 22 (10.63%) Sass
18 22 (10.63%) Windows
18 22 (10.63%) Finance
19 21 (10.14%) ETL

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.45%) Confluence
3 2 (0.97%) Apache
3 2 (0.97%) Moodle
3 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) JBoss
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.48%) SAS
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.97%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 52 (25.12%) Azure
2 29 (14.01%) Power Platform
3 17 (8.21%) Office 365
4 14 (6.76%) AWS
4 14 (6.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 7 (3.38%) Serverless
6 5 (2.42%) PaaS
7 4 (1.93%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.93%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.93%) PowerApps
8 3 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.45%) SaaS
9 2 (0.97%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.97%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.97%) npm
10 1 (0.48%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.48%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) Skype
2 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) NAS
3 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.48%) SAN
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (12.08%) Power BI
5 20 (9.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (3.38%) MS Access
9 6 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.90%) DB2
9 6 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.42%) MySQL
11 4 (1.93%) Big Data
11 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.97%) DataStage
13 2 (0.97%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 36 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 28 (13.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (5.80%) Selenium
4 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.86%) JIRA
5 8 (3.86%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.38%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.90%) IBM UrbanCode
8 5 (2.42%) JMeter
9 4 (1.93%) Maven
9 4 (1.93%) Zephyr
10 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.45%) NUnit
11 2 (0.97%) Ant
11 2 (0.97%) git-flow
11 2 (0.97%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.97%) Moq
11 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (10.63%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.86%) Marketing
3 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.90%) Electronics
4 6 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.42%) Banking
6 3 (1.45%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Military
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (48.31%) Developer
2 36 (17.39%) Analyst
3 25 (12.08%) SQL Developer
4 17 (8.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (7.25%) React Developer
6 14 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 13 (6.28%) Consultant
8 12 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.31%) DBA
10 9 (4.35%) Azure Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Data Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Cloud Consultant
11 7 (3.38%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.38%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.90%) Administrator
12 6 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 6 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (26.57%) .NET
2 36 (17.39%) CSS
3 31 (14.98%) .NET Core
4 26 (12.56%) React
5 24 (11.59%) Redux
6 22 (10.63%) Sass
7 21 (10.14%) Web Services
8 20 (9.66%) HTML
9 16 (7.73%) ASP.NET
10 15 (7.25%) REST
11 12 (5.80%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.86%) XML
13 7 (3.38%) JSON
14 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (2.90%) Entity Framework
14 6 (2.90%) Spring
15 5 (2.42%) Angular 2
16 4 (1.93%) Hibernate
16 4 (1.93%) Middleware
16 4 (1.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.90%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.45%) NHS
4 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.97%) Acoustics
5 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.97%) Tandem
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.48%) EPoS
6 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.63%) Windows
2 9 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 8 (3.86%) Linux
4 6 (2.90%) Unix
5 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.93%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) AIX
8 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (26.57%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.01%) Microservices
4 27 (13.04%) Scrum
5 21 (10.14%) ETL
6 18 (8.70%) Migration
7 16 (7.73%) SDLC
8 15 (7.25%) DevOps
8 15 (7.25%) Test Automation
9 12 (5.80%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.80%) MVC
10 11 (5.31%) Analytics
10 11 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
12 9 (4.35%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.35%) Software Testing
12 9 (4.35%) User Stories
13 8 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.86%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.50%) C#
2 49 (23.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (16.43%) T-SQL
4 32 (15.46%) TypeScript
5 15 (7.25%) Java
6 14 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.31%) Python
8 6 (2.90%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.90%) VBA
9 5 (2.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.97%) C
11 2 (0.97%) PHP
11 2 (0.97%) Ruby
11 2 (0.97%) Scala
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.48%) C++
12 1 (0.48%) R
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (15.46%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.28%) Degree
4 7 (3.38%) ISEB
5 5 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.45%) HND
7 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 29 (14.01%) Docker
2 7 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.97%) HDFS
4 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.97%) IBM Guardium
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.97%) SCCM
2 2 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.08%) Oracle
3 9 (4.35%) SAP
4 8 (3.86%) VMware
5 7 (3.38%) Databricks
6 6 (2.90%) IBM
6 6 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.42%) Tableau
8 4 (1.93%) Adobe
8 4 (1.93%) Citrix
8 4 (1.93%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.45%) Google
10 2 (0.97%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.97%) Pega
10 2 (0.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.48%) Ariba
11 1 (0.48%) Informatica
11 1 (0.48%) Siemens